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the first responders at sandy hook elementary school following the shooting rampage. the two of them sat down with elaine to describe what they say that day. >> we needed to break into the school to get in, because the back doors are secured. >> how did you get it open? >> broke out the window. >> reporter: it was quiet and the halls were empty. he searched sandy hook elementary school room by room. >> the rooms were locked. that means that the teachers had done their job, locked their doors and hid their children there danger. so we went around the building to the front of the building. >> tell me about that. >> there was a very tragic, you know, observation on all parts, because then you could see the carnage that was present. >> when you saw what was in that classroom, what went through your mind? >> i was devastated, absolutely devastated. i had no words. i felt a little bit of anger towards the person who had done this. >> did you think there was anyone there to save? >> no. >> as a first responder, how do you deal with that? >> well, you feel a sense of guilt in that you weren't th
sandy. and that story is coming up. ,,,,,,,, sad anniversar >>> checking the bay area headlines. san francisco police, they marked a sad anniversary. six years ago this weekend the officer, he was shot and killed, trying to arrest the prison escapee in the city sunset district. through the years, they marked that anniversary with the candlelight memorial, but this year people were invited to the police station for a private remembrance inside the community room. and that it is their big name. >>> and they hold their annual toy drive this morning. people can drop off the toys for needy kids any time from 6:00 to midnight at the 33 be gary boulevard. and it is the 12th consecutive year for the toy drive. and january 2 will be the last day and it will be free to the public. they will be exiting the building that day. the new auditorium will open in april. >>> it's not an official spare the air day yet, but the air quality management district is asking people not to light the wood burning fires or stoves tomorrow. officials want to avoid that build up of the unhealthy air for the christm
york. >> reporter: i am standing down the street from where sandy hook elementary school is located, where the shooting took place a tragedy that shocked the community, parents and family members are grieving the loss of innocent children and adults in the massacre. >> reporter: parents and children ran from the sandy hook elementary school. the scene of terror and sadness. >> caller indicating someone is shooting. >> reporter: inside 27 people shot to death, 20 children as young as 5. others saw what no child should see. >> i saw the bullets going next to the hall that i was next to and then a teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: police say the gunman, adam lanza killed his mother, nanny in their home and drove her car to the school where she worked. he entered with two hand guns and began firing, killing students in two classrooms before turning the gun on himself. they say he had a rifle in the trunk of his car. police and teachers led students from the school in single file. they were reunited with their parents but some parents heard the worst. >> 20 parents were
today as the schools in newtown connecticut reopened. sandy hook elementary was the one school that did not open. instead, more funerals were held for the children killed there. mourners lined up outside the st. rose of lima church twice today, first for the funeral of james, and a few hours jessica was laid to rest. >> i can see an entire sea of people coming oust the first funeral, then the equal amount of people waiting on the side to get in for the second funeral. >> there will be five more funerals tomorrow including vicki soto, the teacher who died shielding her students. >>> another outpouring of support for the victims of sandy hook here in the bay area. >> we're all here for the same reason. >> reporter: thousands of miles away, yet so close to everyone's hearts. families and educators in the pleasanton unified school district holding a candlelight vigil for the victims and their families in the newtown shooting. >> i think people need a way to express the way that they feel. >> reporter: the photos of the 26 innocent victims displayed on a tree. and tonight, little voices fr
: 6-year-old emilie parker was one of the 20 students shot and killed inside sandy hook elementary. >> she was the type of person who could light up a room. >> reporter: her father says his oldest daughter was kind to everyone. >> she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >> reporter: investigators identified the shooter as 20- year-old adam lanza. sources say he attended sandy hook elementary as a child. police say when he returned pride morning he used a rifle to shoot 12 girls, 8 boys and 6 adults multiple times. 27-year-old teacher vicki soto died shielding her students. >> she passed doing something she loved. >> reporter: small memorials like these on barricades block the roadway to the school are popping up all over newtown. people here are grieving and trying to show support any way they can. >> they're just babies, you know. they're just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mothers and their fathers. >> reporter: investigators say lanza also killed his mother nancy before taking the gun she kept in the home they shared. police are still gath
for the fallen sandy hook elementary school victims. >> the connecticut school shooting reignites a heavy dwait over gun control. and just what is it about the and you hobit that's making a lot of movie go ors sick. >>> it is wet in the bay area, starting to begin to rain. we this is what we can expect for the morning compute. >> we're not talking heavy amounts of rain but we are definitely talking some wet roadways as you head out. those showers already starting to make their way in. scatters shoes. we'll take a closer look. this is where the rain will move in and gradually make its way south as we move through the evening hours. and certainly drizzle as we've seen throughout much of the day in the bay. >> temperatures didn't warm too much today. we're seeing current temperature in the low to mid 50s depending on where you are. the good news, if this is too cool, we will warm by a few degrees tomorrow. >>> in fact we could see a little frost by mid week. >> rain returns tonight. temperature remain chilly. we get a brief break in the rain. i'll let you know when that's coming. >>> and you can t
of sandy hook elementary school, demand a plan. >> a group in oakland working on getting guns off the streets. >> if you haven't noticed yet, it is wet outside and a little chilly. temperatures in the 50s. we have a wind advisory in affect and a chance of thunderstorms later on this afternoon. when will the storm end and what will conditions be like for christmas? we will let you know, coming up. ,,,, ,,,,,,,, is in effect for the bay ar until 1 p-m today. we may see some isolated thunderst to . >>> a live look at if golden gate bridge. a lot of people traveling this weekend for the holiday. a wind advisory in affect for the bay area. more detail in a few minutes. >>> this morning d.c. makers are home for the holidays without striking a deal on the fiscal cliff. a lot of criticism for that. the deal mean there is will be massive spending cuts and massive tax hikes after january 1st. >> what is the reality? we checked in with current san francisco mayor ed lee and former mayor womeny brown. our question on the fiscal cliff, how much of this is the politics and how much of it is s
. >> sandy hook elementary is closed as police continue their investigation. but classes will resume tomorrow in some other schools nearby. >>> around the country people are lighting candles tonight for the victims of the newtown school shooting. cbs 5 reporter was at one such vigil in gilroy. >> reporter: here in gilroy, 3,000 miles from newtown, connecticut, there's still one thing that they can do. >> bow your head and say often in prayer. father, i ask that you be with us tonight, lord. >> reporter: about 70 people attended a candlelight vigil at the south valley community church to pray, mourn, and heal. >> this christmas we ask you to heal us, to help us, to be born anew in us, and to be with those surviving students. >> reporter: the victims names were read aloud. a candle lit up for each one of them. they photos, all 26 flashed on screen. the vigil was as much for the victims as it was for the local community. >> the question is are we preparing ourselves for when it comes? are we preparing ourselves so that we're able to feel this in a proactive way. so that on the outcome we are str
to repair damage from hurricane sandy. the islands docks were heavily damaged and thousands of bricks were torn up and scatter. several buildings on the island were destroyed. the cruise line which shuttles visitors to the island has laid off 130 employees. >>> on this world aids day, why experts say the end of the epidemic is in sight. >>> lost to cancer at just 22. how one woman is keeping a friend's memory alive for 3000 miles. music's, ready ! share the harmony... she'll be here soon ! she'll love this ! share a sweeter welcome... hey, hola, cómo estás ? hello, hey everyone. es un pla-cer co-no-cer-te. encantada. share everything. this holiday get verizon's share everything plan. unlimited talk, text and shareable data... ... across your family's devices, all in one plan. get a droid razr m by motorola for $49.99. in san francisco, ceremoniet rove >>> events around the bay area marked world aids day today. ceremonies at the national aids memorial grove in golden gate park remembered those lost to aids. it also marked san francisco's historical significance in the epidemic being at th
? a question being ask ed by many following the sandy hook shooting. a lot of people are coming up with 26 answers. >> reporter: the horror of what happened in connecticut last week has left an entire nation shaken and wondering what can be done about it. >> imagine if everyone could commit to doing one act of kindness for each precious life lost. an act of kindness, big or small. are you in? >> reporter: nbc news woman ann curry says she was feeling powerless when she tweeted this suggestion. and the world has taken notice. >> it caught my eye. i said that's a good idea. maybe we'll make people better, make people happier. >> reporter: the idea has picked up steam, and people all over the country have begun performing 26 acts of unexpected kindness to strangers and posting their lists as they go. small things like buying doughnuts for an office or leaving a cheerful note for the garbage collector. >> this morning, i bought coffee for the people behind behind me again and told the cashier to say it was on the house. >> you don't know what to do to help, and this is just something to make
sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut, and began firing. when it was over, six adults and 20 first graders were dead. >> they just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mother and father. >> reporter: the shooter, 20- year-old adam lanza, killed himself. it was the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. in july, a man opened fire during the mid-night premier of the new bat man movie in colorado. >> straight from the ceiling and took a gun and pointed it straight to my face. >> reporter: prosecutors say james holmes killed 12 people wounding 58 others. the shooting death of an unarmed florida teenager sparked protest around the country. >> no justice. >> reporter: neighborhood watchman george zimmerman argued he shot 17-year-old troy a von martin in self-defense but prosecutors eventually charged him with murder. a judge sentenced jared loughner to seven terms of life and he plead guilty to attempted murder. superstorm sandy slammed into the new york city area and left thousands homeless long the east coast. >> those are our homes. we lost everythin
week at the hurricane sandy benefit concert. ♪ >>> and today fans remembered former beatle john lennon who was shot and killed 32 years ago today. this tribute took place at the strawberry fields memorial in central park near the dakota apartments where lennon lived. on december 8th, 1980 lennon was returning home from recording session when he was shot by a deranged fan. mark david chapman. when the news of the shooting spread hundreds of fans gathered for a candle light vigil. >>> a garage sale at the home of bob hope shut down early this weekend because fans bought up everything. in sight. from hope's old golf programs and gi joe collectibles bearing his likeness to some rolled up carpets and a head board? hundreds of people wanted a piece of bob hope. one staff member said this was the cheap stuff sitting in two garages at the hope estate at the lake but it had value to the fans. >> i got four chairs and the table. >> i need one and i wanted juan for the backyard. i have a couple of ohs and it was bob hope's. >> an employee of the estate says it doesn't represent bob hope's legacy.
in public. >> plus, we're hearing more about extraordinary heroism displayed by teachers at sandy hook elementary. how they helped students stay calm in the middle of the shooting. we'll be right back. prepares for funerals for t school shooting victims in newtown, xt - an . >>> today, a community prepares for funerals in the shooting school victims in newtown, connecticut. next, an accounting of the victims and the heros who died trying to save lives. >> there is only one way to make them happy. >> a new debate over gun laws. after a mass shooting like the one in newtown. >> and channel 5s high-def doppler showing the showers are dried up over the bay area. there is more on the way and we'll have the details in a few minutes. >> welcome back to eyewitness news this morning. the time is 9:00. it's december 16th, good morning, i'm phil. >> i'm ann. thank you for starting your sunday with us. we have a lot to talk about in the next half hour. we're going to hear from a child psychologist, more advisor how to talk to your kids about what happened in newtown. a lot of kids are nervous abou
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